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Census Town
Dhuilya is located in West Bengal
Dhuilya is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°34′N 88°14′E / 22.57°N 88.24°E / 22.57; 88.24Coordinates: 22°34′N 88°14′E / 22.57°N 88.24°E / 22.57; 88.24
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,962
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sankrail
Website howrah.gov.in

Dhuilya is a census town in Sankrail CD Block under Sankrail police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]


Dhuilya is located at 22°34′37″N 88°14′56″E / 22.57682°N 88.24875°E / 22.57682; 88.24875


As per 2011 Census of India Dhuilya had a total population of 20,962 of which 10,569 (50%) were males and 10,393 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,681. The total number of literates in Dhuilya was 17,467 (90.59 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

Dhuliya was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Dhuilya had a population of 18,399. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Dhuilya has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85% and, female literacy is 77%. In Dhuilya, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.